One of the myths more widespread when talking about the paleo diet, or diet evolutionary is that the life expectancy of the human being in the paleolithic was low, close to 20 years, and it gradually grew thanks to the agricultural revolution and later development of civilization. Which leads to affirm that the human being in the paleolithic era died young. Nothing could be further from the reality.
In the first place, the life expectancy is the average number of years over which lives a population in a given period, that is to say, the average age of the deceased persons. The life expectancy it does not measure the maximum age reached by the longest-lived population, but the average age at which it dies.
Today, we have breakfast cereals thanks, or unfortunately, another of the achievements of the food industry and the work done by the brothers KelloggJohn Harvey Kellogg (1852 - 1943) and Will Keith Kellogg (1860 - 1951).
Both founded in 1897 the company Sanitas Food Company, and spread with great success the idea that eating cereal at breakfast was healthy, when at that time, the traditional breakfast of the wealthy classes were eggs and meat (how awful!).
Reishi is the common name of the medicinal fungus Ganoderma lucidum. In its vast majority is grown in China and Japan, where it is applied in the oriental medicine for more than 3,000 years.
During the last two decades have been studied in the west, their properties, and there are numerous studies that attest to the virtues of this mushroom. The main benefits of the consumption of Reishi are two: antioxidant effect and immune system booster (immunomodulation).
Did you know that collagen is the main component of skin and bones. Collagen is a protein that is responsible for producing fibres, the collagen fibers. More than 25% of the mass of protein in our body is collagen. There are 21 different types of collagen in function of the genetic differences of its molecules.
The collagen fibers are characterized by being flexible and very resistant to traction. An example are the collagen fibers of the tendons human that support several hundred kilograms per square centimeter before it breaks.